Hamish Anderson born in Plymouth and his lived all his life in and around the city. He is an insolvency lawyer based in the London office of the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP where he usually acts for insolvency practitioners, banks and other creditors, but he also advises and acts for governments and regulators.
Since qualifying in 1973, Hamish Anderson has had extensive experience of both corporate and personal insolvency issues in the UK covering a wide range of sectors. An alumnus of Kingston University, in January 2009, they awarded Hamish an honorary doctorate in recognition of his contribution to the development of insolvency law.
Amongst many other appointments, Hamish is a past president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and the current Chairman of the City of London Law Society's Insolvency Committee. Hamish is also a Visiting Fellow at Kingston’s Centre for Insolvency Law and Policy and a Visiting Professor at Nottingham Trent University. He has an extensive list of publications in the field of insolvency law.
Hamish was appointed to the Board in January 2016.